UCL Division of Biosciences


2014/15 Series

10 January 2017

Departmental seminars are held fortnightly on Wednesdays at 12noon followed by an opportunity for students to meet with the speaker over lunch.

  All are welcome to attend. Date
8 October
Craig Maclean
Host: Max Reuter/Andrew Pomiankowski
The evolutionary dynamics of antibiotic resistance: insights from experimental evolution with pathogenic bacteria
29 October
Dan Osborne
(UCL Earth Sciences)
Host: Helen Chatterjee
Getting a more complete view of well-being: Where should we start? 3 November
CEE Symposium The Evolution of Gene Regulation
19 November
Nicholas Wald
(Queen Mary)
Host: Nazif Alic
The Polypill Concept in the prevention of cardiovascular disease 3 December
Charles Tyler
(University of Exeter)
Host:  Max Reuter

The Feminisation of Nature - An Unnatural History  21 January
Manuel Serrano
Spanish National Cancer Research Centre
Host:  Linda Partridge / Lazaros Foukas New anti-aging interventions: PI3K inhibition, and reprogramming-induced regeneration

4 February

Note: 1pm Seminar

Julian Huxley Lecture
Jane Hill
(Uni of York)
Host: Jon Bielby, IoZ
Conserving species in tropical agricultural landscapes

4 March
Jane Memmott
Host: Richard Pearson
Pollinators and Pollination: Conservation, Restoration and Utilisation 18 March
Justin Travis
Host: David Murrell
Towards the use of systems ecological models in spatial conservation planning 6 May
Aziz Aboobaker
(Oxford Zoology)
Host: Lazaros Foukas
Flatworms as a model system for studying ageing, cancer and regeneration 20 May
Martin Embley
Host: GEE PhD Students
Disentangling the chimeric origins of eukaryotic cells  21 May
Jing-Dong Jackie Han
CAS-MPG Partner Institute for Computational Biology Shanghai Institutes for Biology Sciences Chinese Academy of Sciences
Host: Ziheng Yang
Integrative Data Analysis for Development and Aging

3 June
(Note 11am Seminar)
Bastien Boussau
Host: Christophe Dessimoz
Models of gene duplication, transfer and loss to study genome evolution